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‘Soft landing’ expected for U.S. economic growth in 2020

Economic growth in the United States is expected to level off in 2020 without spiraling down into a recession, according to Federal...

‘WisBusiness: The Show’ featured interviews with top business newsmakers in 2019

The 2019 portfolio of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” featured interviews with 20 of Wisconsin’s business newsmakers, who collectively represent some of the best...

Building plan review backlog prompts search for solutions

A persistent backlog of commercial building permits at the Department of Safety and Professional Services has prompted the state's construction industry and...

Cancer clinical trial reimbursement bill supported by health care providers

Legislation to reimburse cancer clinical trial participants for related expenses is being hailed as a step forward in the field of cancer...

Dairy Innovation Hub supporting investments in robotics technology

UW-Platteville is set to receive over $1.8 million annually from the state for the Dairy Innovation Hub, a cross-campus collaboration that includes...

Exact Sciences Q4 screening revenue up 61 percent, preliminary report shows

Exact Sciences brought in about $230 million in screening revenue during the fourth quarter of last year, according to the company’s latest...

Farm groups, manufacturers hailing USMCA Senate passage as major victory

Farm groups and manufacturers in the state are hailing Senate passage of the USMCA as a major victory.  The...

GOP effort to overturn nursing bill veto fails

Three Dem Assembly members voted to uphold Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of a bill that would have reduced the number of training...

Health care groups backing bill to overhaul psychology law

Mental health care providers in Wisconsin are backing new legislation that would overhaul state law surrounding psychology and the board overseeing the...

Hospitals, health systems have $119 billion impact on state economy

Hospitals and health systems in the state have a $119 billion impact on the state’s economy, according to a recent report from...

Medicare access improves cancer outcomes, study shows

A recent study led by UW-Madison researchers shows how access to high-quality insurance such as Medicare can improve cancer outcomes and help...

Milk facing mounting competition from other beverages

As U.S. dairy farmers struggle with low milk prices, other beverages are gaining a stronger foothold with American consumers. 

More Wisconsin banks plan to work with hemp businesses this year

More Wisconsin banks plan to work with hemp businesses in 2020, according to a recent survey of financial executives in the state. 

New cancer treatment method could prove less costly, study shows

Scientists at UW-Madison are exploring a new potential avenue for cancer treatment that could prove less expensive than existing therapies. 

Novak, Shankland confident water quality bills will pass Assembly

Two legislators who led a bipartisan water quality task force said their proposed legislation will pass the Assembly but stopped short of...

Panelists call for greater investments in creative industries

Panelists at a recent discussion hosted by the Wisconsin Technology Council called for greater investments in the arts and creative industries.

Prescription drug price task force meeting focuses on pharmacy benefit managers

A drug industry expert argued at a recent meeting of the Governor's Task Force on Reducing Prescription Drug Prices that requiring greater...

State leaders urged to expand Renewable Portfolio Standard in new report

The Environmental Law & Policy Center is urging state leaders to expand Wisconsin’s Renewable Portfolio Standard in hopes of driving further investment...

Study details method for testing recovery from multiple sclerosis

A new study from UW-Madison researchers details a method for testing recovery from multiple sclerosis.  In multiple sclerosis --...

Study shows brain health impacts of disadvantaged environments

A new study from scientists at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health suggests brain health and development are negatively influenced...

Using cognitive behavior therapy to break racial bias habits

A psychology researcher at UW-Madison has developed a process for breaking racial bias habits that can help organizations improve their workplace culture. 

Wind turbine design aims to improve efficiency

A new turbine design from UW-Green Bay’s engineering department aims to improve the efficiency of wind power generation.  The...
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